The fastest shrinking cities in the US

These American cities are feeling the effects of economic decline

#17 Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi
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Jackson is the capital of Mississippi and is home to a myriad of museums, which cover a plethora of topics, such as civil rights, history, African-American culture, art, and natural sciences. Population-wise, Jackson’s dwindled by 7.52% from 1010 to 2020. The population decline has been attributed to concerns about crime, the education system, and job opportunities.

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